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than ever this year. >> president obama had been his lead with women voters here in the commonwealth when this state. with that poll out today, it shows of seismic shift among voters nationwide. the president had been leading among women by a full 18 percentage points. today it is dead even between men at 47% each. many are undecided or say they .ould change their mind some of the most coveted voters this election year, virginia women. >> across the board with these women, there has been concern over the last four years about what the future is going to be like. they are placed in terms of goingial security, what's happen with their kids, and is going to happen down the in terms of their future in debt. still undecided, she is a busy fall smother -- falls church mother of four. she wants to give obama the benefit of the doubt. >> i am just on the fence about couple more years. >> for her mom, is an open and shut case. she is strongly pro-life and likes mitt romney. >> we have got to stop the spending. >> in of focus groups, many n voters voice discomfort romney's stance on abortion.
because he has the same policies and the same advisers. >> but the difference is that the obama years haven't improved that much now, have they? >> the obama years are pretty -- we didn't go into a great depression -- >> this is what voters are deciding. it was worse under w. but it's not good enough better -- you didn't clean up the bush mess welloff. thank you. that's the argument. you would think the obama campaign would want to start looking forward toward the vp debate this week and the two remaining presidential debates. today the obama camp released this ad going back to romney's line about big bird. this i think is mickey mouse but let's take a look. >> bernie madoff, ken lay, dennis kozlowski, criminals, gluttons of greed and the evil genius who towered over them. one man has the guts to speak his name. >> big bird, big bird, big bird. >> it's me, big bird. >> big, yellow, a menace to our economy. mitt romney knows it's not wall street you have to worry about, it's sesame street. >> i'm going to stop this subsidy to pbs. >> mitt romney taking oun our enemies no malter where t
of the seven remaining swing states, all of which voted for mr. obama four years ago. after being dominated on the airwaves this summer, and painted romney as an out of touch corporate raider, the romney campaign is intensifying its efforts. >> ohio families can't afford four more years like the last four years. >> reporter: the obama campaign is trying to make a punch line of romney's comment about removing funding for pbs stations. >> i'm big bird. >> these are tough times, with real serious issues, so you have to scratch your head when the president spends the last week talking about saving big bird. >> reporter: one of the note from today's poll, one in eight ohioans said they could still change their minds before november. >> peter alexander in the crucial state of ohio starting off our coverage tonight. thanks. >>> we are two days away from biden versus ryan. the next debate this time for the vice president and the man running to replace him, both teams spent today preparing, nbc's ron mott traveling with the republican candidate, paul ryan. >> today congressman paul ryan sparred agai
, and it is absolutely untrue. i mean, four years of obama there was an article going around yesterday on the drudge report that four years of obama has virtually wiped out the black middle class. that's just the economic point. never be fooled into thinking that what democrats care about is the poor, the elderly, minorities. what they care about are government sector workers, heavily unionized, well of pensioned government sector workers who will automatically vote democratic. they want the people ministering to the poor, they don't care about the poor. we've had more and more and more poor black people in particular, the destruction of the black family. i mean, the worst thing that was done to black people since slavery was the great society programs. surprisingly, also from my book. blacks had a higher marriage rate than white people did throughout the 20th century. every decade year they checked, blacks were more likely to be married. great society programs hit, and that all falls apart, and now you have a 70% illegitimacy rate which is incredibly destructive, more so than any policy republicans
to barack obama. but earlier this year when mitt romney was running for the republican nomination for the second time, so he could earn the right to run against barack obama, earlier this year the mccain campaign opposition research against mitt romney from the last election found its way on to the interview. andrew kosinski found the research that the mccain put together and published it from beginning to end. it was essentially a how-to guide for running against mitt romney. all of his observed weaknesses, inconsistencies, political statements on the record. for people interested in politics and the political prospects of mitt romney. there were huge sections on mitt romney at bain capital buying up companies and then gutting them for their own personal profit. ten pages documenting his many stances on abortion rights. and there was this bit. gun control. gun control in the top hits section. remember this is relativity straight forward opposition research from one of mitt romney's fellow republicans. this is research that the john mccain campaign put together to use against mitt
. >> if you look back 60 years, at all the months we had unemployment before 8% before president obama. there were 39 months. in all 60 years with unemployment above 8%. under this president there have been 43 months. under one president alone. he does not understand what it takes to create a real recovery. i do. >> reporter: bill you mentioned the pew poll. the pew poll governor romney was seen as guy with new ideas. he was the one people trust to create jobs. bill: one of the lingering numbers in the debate governor romney's honesty to cut federal spending. >> taking on big bird. bill: how is the obama team, responding that, going after it? >> governor romney was trying to make a point cutting unnecessary spending said. i like pbs i like big bird. i even like you, jim lehrer, but i don't think you need the subsidy. obama campaign, seized on that. the president used that as a rip line to ridicule governor romney across the country. this morning they have a new ad about it. >> bernie madoff, ken lay, dennis kozlowski, i will criminals gluttons of greed and evil genius towered over them
among registered voters at 46%, obama's lowest mark in the people in over a year. on monday, romney delivered a speech attacking president obama's form policy, the subject of their next debate in one week. >> i know the president hopes for a safer, freer, and more prosperous middle east, allied with us. i share this hope, but hope is not a strategy. we cannot support our friends and defeat our enemies in the middle east when our words are not backed up by deeds. when our defense spending is being deeply cut, when we have no trade agenda to speak of. and the perception of our strategy is now one of partnership, but of passivity. >> the presidential candidate last of it will be on foreign policy. mitt romney was speaking at the virginia military institute. campaign later that day in san francisco, president obama said romney is wrong to oppose the winding down of the iraq war. >> governor romney has a different view. he said it is tragic to end the war in iraq. he doubled down that believe in a speech today, saying it was a mistake. i disagree. bringing our troops home was the right t
an endorsement there>> americans can't afford 4 more years of president obama's policies. >> the president is try to go to reverse the polls showing him losing ground. doug luzader is live with more. >> you talked about the polls. these numbers say it all. this is gallup's take on the race right now. these numbers 47 to 47 reflect kind of the change since last week's debate. there is another poll that shows mitt romney is still in the lead. the climate is changing fast. both are trying to take advantage. he may have had more spring in his step. he spoke about the military insurance cute. he went after one of president obama's strong suits in the polls that is porn policy. he talked about the attacks in libya in a world that he says is now more dangerous. >> i want to be chlor the blame for the people lies solely with those who care ready them out no one else. but it is our responsibility and the responsible of the president to use america's greatest power to shape history not to lead from ioned. >> president obama spent much of the day padding campaign coffers at a critical time and he reminded t
and others who supported democrats in the past, who supported president obama but basically after four years of inability to get the economy moving again, to get the unemployment rate as low as it should be and to get america moving again i think you're seeing a lot of people, not just folks on wall street but all across the board saying i voted for barack obama in 2008 but this aol time warner to do something different. melissa: ryan, you think it is economic not personal. >> look, big bad banks on wall street look for return on their investment. the reason the wall street supports ryan plan for economy would shower the world's wealthiest individuals with trickle down tax cuts. melissa: no trickle down government? >> well, this is just another version of that radical right-wing social experiment known as trickle-down economics which proved to be complete failure. there is no supply side solution to the current situation. we need a demandside solution. we need americans with jobs and businesses need customers with money in their pockets ready to spend it that will be the only thing that will
million dollars to the romney campaign that's what they gave barack obama four years ago and companies report earnings and could be lots of bad news expected, but could this also be the momentum that helps mitt romney? "varney & company" about to begin right now. follow the wings. >> it's tuesday, october 9th. earnings season starts after the bell today. the vice-president and the vice-presidential debate two days away and right now here is our company, sandra smith in studio and nicole petallides from the the floor of the new york stock exchange. guys, new polls from pew research shows a big post debate bounce for mitt romney. the broadest poll of all voters has romney with a 4 point lead and this was taken for four days starting with the debate. the day after the debate now. the previous poll had president obama with an 8 point lead, but the swing that's more pronounced is among women. it's a major, major thing, and 47-47. that's a 18 point swing from the previous poll. on to another area where mitt romney is catching up on money, goldman sachs employees, they gave more than a milli
served with two presidents. i served with president bush for lee years and president obama for a years i was a different party than president bush and we dinet agree on everything, but i worked very closely with the bush administration on a number of key initiatives, always looking to partners to put virginia first. rail to dulles is being built right now largely because of president bush and his secretary of transportation and our ability to work togethers about we worked together with the bush administration in the aftermath of the shootings at virginia tech. i will always be a partner of the president of the united states, whoever that president is. i also have a great track record of working across lines, first as a nonpartisan mayor here in richmond and second as a governor in a republican house. i governed in the most difficult economy since the 1930s, but we were the best managed state in america, governing magazine, the best state for business all four years i was governor, forbes magazine, and the best place to raise a child. education week. those weren't tim kaine accolades, th
on the middle class." want proof? read the non-partisan study for yourself at obama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. . >>> the head of lockheed martin is under fire after he's accused of knocking down a number of threes -- trees on his property. last month, montgomery county fined robert stevens $500. the property sits on protected land at the national park service overseas. he said he cut down some of the trees because they were in danger of falling after the storm in june. he's promising to restore the land. >>> and that is not the place you so a car, but someone posted the video. the driver initially parked in the circle, which he shouldn't have done and decides to drive around it before exiting on to the street. there is no word on whether anyone caught that guy. >>> and monitoring metro now. they will have a public swearing in and activities on january 21st. the agency looking to create special smart cards and riders will be charged peak fares all day and in 2009, metro set a record. the plan must still
more than when you took office. 23 million americans un and underemployed. $6 trillion in new obama debt and have four years to fix the worst economy since the great depression, and it's no longer george w. bush's fault. after looking at the latest polls it appears the truth is beginning to catch up with barack obama. hear with reaction, the author of the "new york times" latest book "mugged" ann coulter and fox news contributor, the one and only pat caddell. the author of the study at princeton just lied. >> right. >> sean: he points out that obama purposely took his interpretation of romney's economic plan out of context, which was -- that means the president lied. >> the conclusion was, the princeton economist supports what romney says, i'm going to cut, which he said a million times in the debate, americans understand, understand he's telling the truth, no matter how much they talk about lies, cut rates across the board by 20% and eliminate deductions and exemptions, which everybody knows is a scam, and it's mostly taken advantage of by the very wealthy. he can keep the rates fo
romney said president obama has not signed one few free trade agreement in the last four years. >> that's not true. >> stephanie: president obama -- >> caller: this guy does know nothing about foreign -- four americans died on his watch. >> stephanie: four? would you like to compare that to george bush. >> caller: you know what this is now. what is going on now. >> stephanie: there's a minority report. >> caller: what is going on now. >> stephanie: okay -- >> caller: what about the 2007 tape that showed the real obama with his people! >> the one that hit the news in 2007? >> caller: yeah, the ones that nbc -- >> stephanie: what did he say that was so bad? >> caller: oooooooooh reverend white, his people, katrina, 9/11 -- >> stephanie: oh, he thought he government response was not good to hurricane katrina. did you think the response was good. >> caller: his people. his people. >> please answer the question. >> caller: what did you ask? [ laughter ] >> stephanie: if you would give me a second mary. i said do you think the government's response to hurricane k
for yourself at obama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >> breaking news right now of a scare at the first lady's event in leesburg at the fairgrounds. just before 6:00, a woman at the event collapse. mrs. obama immediately called for help. there is no word right now on the woman's condition. >> for thousands of people in alexandria, one day after we investigated problems with several high-rise buildings. >> tell us what made the difference. >> a number of residents we spoke with, many of whom had to use space heaters of the last several days just to stay warm are happy that the heat is back on after 7 on your side stepped in. >> you need people to step up to the plate and speak on behalf of others who do not have a voice. >> at about noon, the heat at the southern towers apartments in alexandria was turned back on for the winter. the temperature had dipped into the high 40's or 50's over the last several nights. the conditions were very uncomfortable here, particularly in the morning. monday nigh
be worst hit and what it means for this year's election next. and president obama keeps saying this -- >> al-qaeda's on the run, and bin laden is no more. >> reporter: is al-qaeda really on its heels? what's the president not telling us. weekly standard senior editor is here with the answers. also, china issues its strongest statement yet to the congressional report blasting chinese companies as a security threat. will that start a trade war with the u.s.? we're on the case next on "the willis report." ♪ [ male announcer ] how do you turn an entrepreneur's dream... ♪ into a scooter that talks to the cloud? ♪ or turn 30-million artifacts... ♪ to a high-tetech masterpiece? ♪ whatever your business challee, dell has the technology and services to help you solve it. gerri: how bad things are in the all-important battle ground states. gerri: well, when you talk about the bottom line, there's a few things more telling than your income. what are you making? is it more than a year ago? less than a year ago? it's a measuring stick that everybody uses, but for americans around
this year, president obama is back in the bay area. he arrived at sfo just before 2:00. and he has a full schedule of fundraisers planned through the evening. starting with a small event at the intercontinental hotel in which supporters are paying $40,000 a pop to attend. >> he needs to get as much money going as he can to deal with the election in the battleground states. >> reporter: cal state east bay political science professor david baggin says with democratic dominant california pretty much in the bag, the president's really here for one purpose. >> we're a wealthy state. we're the biggest donor state. we're the state that both sides, even though we're a heavily democratic state, both sides are going to come out and take advantage of that silicon valley money, hollywood money, that california gold. >> reporter: sharon hoffman is one of the handful of folks who paid top dollar to chat with the president in an intimate setting. and she is thrilled. >> it's a roundtable that is actually taking place apparently at a square table where he is going to talk and answer questions for approxi
they will confirm romney has the lead in all polls. it seems the average of all polls all year has obama aahead. the media coverage has been skrush constructed around obama as the winner. if romney takes the lead consistently, is that the danger for obama? the media narrative changes and he's coming from behind? >> that's true. it's a pretty big if. the poll of polls is much more reliable than individual polls, because they can be all over the lot. i do think there is definitely the risk of media overreaction just as we overreacted to the sense it was curtains for romney before. i suspect there will be some of the overreaction now. now that they brought out big bird, i think that really will change the trajectory here. >> game changer. you know who i miss from the republican primary? >> who do you miss? >> newt gingrich. not enough nut ewt in this campaign. let's take a look. >> he said, i will close enough deductions that wealthy americans will not get a net tax cut. now, that's a pretty clear subscription. >> and it's impossible to -- >> let me say this. standing on the stage with you in ariz
: even after having lived here for years, obama was vulnerable to a charge bubby rush would surely make. he didn't really know these streets. and he's not really an african-american. >> bobby rush called him an educated fool again trying to sort of cast obama as this overeducated, half white guy from hawaii with this multicultural background. he was not one of us >> you can have more degrees than a thermometer but if you ain't got some power, if you ain't got some seniority, if you ain't got what it takes... >> reporter: it's always been a sub text of the opposition to him from other black politicians. how dedicated is he to the black struggle? >> despite all our differences, we can live together as one people. >> there's a long article about the race in the chicago reader, the local alternative paper in chicago where one of obama's opponents, he says obama is viewed as the white man in black face in our community. >> it got bad. it was real bad. a number of black nationalists in the african-american community, you know, made all sorts of allegations about barack being a tool of, you kn
. on iran mitt romney earlier this year saying this. >> if we re-elect barack obama, iran will have a nuclear weapon. >> reporter: but today was unclear what exactly romney would do that would be different. the obama administration imposing tough sanctions already. >> i will not hesitate to impose new sanctions on iran and will tighten the sanctions we currently have. >> reporter: the obama campaign asking just what would those new sanctions be, and on libya after the attack in benghazi that killed four americans including ambassador chris stevens, blistering words today from romeny for the obama administration. >> this latest assault can't be blamed on a reprehensible video insulting islam despite the administration's attempts to convince us of that for so long. no, as the administration has finally conceded, these attacks were the deliberate work of terrorists. >> reporter: romney said today he would vigorously pursue the terrorists. president obama has said he is doing the same thing, and the obama campaign trying to remind voters of romney's first reaction criticizing the presid
precisely so as to avoid being trapped by it. but the other point to make is that president obama has had several years. during those years the options that he took or the choices that he took narrowed the options that he has today so one of the reasons why governor romney's approach to iran looked similar in some respects to president obama's is because governor roney would have done things very differentlywo or the years ago. governor romney maids a critique in june of 2009. that's when to begin. >> woodruff: let me ask you very quickly, would governor romney, for example, be more willing to let israel go ahead and attack iran if it come to that? >> governor romney has made it clear can't dictate to israel how israel protects itself from what it considers to be an existential threat. governor romney hassles said that he would be israel's strongest supporter in the region. he's worried about predent obama's decision to create daylight between the united states and israel. >> woodruff: let me turn then to michelle flournoy. how do you respond for the campaign? >> the iran case is a great
record. >> but look, the people of ipoll last year, voted for obama in 08, they are disappointed. some are undecided. one major thing they liked about him, he promised to unify america, he is dividing it. him coming up there becoming a slash and burn president, he tried to have it with his campaign doing it. liz: can the president say, it could have been worse without me. >> only if challenger fails to say weadock it better, -- say we could do it better, gallup poll shows he won by 52 points, that is biggest margin history, reason, expectations were so low, his need was so great, and he performed so well. liz: time left, now the vice presidential debates coming up. you know joke out there is that, joe biden is stimulus for a journalist, his train of thoughts makes those local stops, but consensus performing that the vice president could really give paul ryan's run for the money. >> i think if ryan allows this to be a ego massage for himself over how smart i am and medicare. and you know yes, but ryan has to do is do the unexpected. stage was set today, if i was ryan, i would go after
to deal with obama for the next four years, and the numbers don't make a huge difference. there is more of an incent dividend to cut a deal or at least say we're going to put it all often for a couple of months. but if romney wins they are going to say why should becut a deal with a lame duck president? let's wait until january. so the likelihood of a deal depends very much on the outcome of the election. >> jennifer: totally. but how can you get a deal, whether you are mitt romney or barack obama -- how can you get a deal with people who have signed the grover norquist pledge to never raise taxes? >> and how many have signed it. [ overlapping speakers ] >> yes, exactly. so the answer is -- you already had a number of senate republicans who indicated that they are not going to be bound by the pledge. and the senate -- you have a real willingness to find come kind of deal. but in the house here is the blunt reality, unless the majority of republicans in the house step away from that pledge, and unless john boehner is willing to cut a deal because it will have to i
, what i call the disappointed obama voters, the people who all year long have been saying, the undecided, the soft voters for not like what he has done, hoped he would do better, now necessity have seen an alternative and that is what is moving. let me tell you something, the ball is in romney's court. the president is under pressure but romney can win or lose this but the place he better win or lose is ohio. >>neil: republicans have say need were not accurate and they were fixed and they are seizing on the polls that are more favorable. >> i didn't like the pew poll numbers before but i am looking at gallup and rasmussen. >>neil: you look at the trend. >>guest: the trend. >>neil: it goes from heavy to the president and now not heavy to the president. >>guest: the president got a burn out of the harder than to believe numbers that came out on unemployment. >>neil: not much. do the polls reflect that? or is that a delay? >>guest: it is having an effect, a little bit of come down you with it doesn't matter. i told you before the debate, the debate is not about who wins the votes. there are
. six more years unless cancer brings them down is daunting for the united states especially in a second obama term where there will not be any push back. >>neil: the health prospects is not an immediate concern, although it could change. if he feels emboldened by the six year term and by a president would looks the other way, and chavez has said he likes president obama, then what are we to expect from him? >>guest: he will try to increase his influence around the him story. he tried to effect the mexican presidential recount the last time around. we have seen him give iran a base for terrorist activists through hezbollah. it would not surprise me if that continues. the narco terrorism in both colombia and mexico is a threat. what i really worry about is this revised access of evil with iran. venezuela veteran has the world's second largest reserves of uranium ore something that iran desperately needs their cooperate in evading sanctions gives iran a lifeline. the russian interests in getting naval bases in this hemisphere and not in cuba where the castro brothers could die but a more s
obama. four years ago, 4 1/2 years ago, five years ago, people back in the fall of 2006 would say things like, he's never going to get elected. there is no way america would elect an african-american. you can't get elected with the name, barack hussein obama. these are all the things i heard. it actually didn't matter because i didn't nobody anybody in chicago. i didn't know anybody around the candidate. so it didn't look like anything was going to be happening. then december 26th, december 26, 2006, my wife and i were shopping, day after christmas. my wife and i were shopping in a barnes & noble up the road in san luis obispo, california. so my phone goes off. this is right out of "west wing", right? any of you watch "west wing"? oh, my telephone. someone wanting to find out if i'm interested in working in the barack obama campaign? i of course was. i was connected quickly with steve hill today brand. he became his deputy campaign manager. but at the time he was assessing people. i was in charge of voter contact essentially. i put on the table, perfect for the job, i said to steve, alth
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a bad debate night. it's been a bad four years for president obama. but the next debate is not going to be a presidential debate. it will be a vice presidential debate and the pressure is on joe biden to live up to his reputation this week as a policy expert and as a skilled debater, but i expect he'll do just fine. this will be his 18th either presidential or vice presidential debate. he's had a lot of practice at it. paul ryan's first. but again, in that case, we think we have the facts and the issues on our side with the obama/biden team you'll get another four years like the last four years with the romney/ryan team, a real recovery with more jobs for everybody. >> now politico is reporting today that ann romney and tagg his son, one of his sons did an intervention to try to save the campaign if you will and let mitt be mitt and get the candidate to talk more about himself, talk more emotionally to give the foreign policy speech. in pushing back against some of the staff. can you help us out on that? what is the -- your perspective about it? >> i saw the story. it's a silly littl
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try to generate new leads after a 10-year-old boy vanishes without a trace. stay with us. [ barack obama ] i'm barack obama, and i approve this message. [ female announcer ] he says... president obama and i both care about poor and middle-class families. [ female announcer ] but this is what the budget plan mitt romney supports actually does. more huge tax breaks skewed to the wealthy. while cutting nearly eight hundred billion from medicaid... even though middle-class families rely on medicaid to help loved ones cover nursing-home care. and it helps parents support children with disabilities. if mitt romney really "cares," wouldn't we see it in his priorities? [ knocking ] oh, no, i got to go. oh, can you make that to go? these days, nobody has time to get sick. but minuteclinic makes it easy to get well. our nurse practitioners can diagnose and write prescriptions for everything from strep throat to sinus infections with no appointment necessary, so you can feel better in no time. you guys want to go to the park? yeah! yeah! minuteclinic, the medical clinic in cvs/pharm
pain shifts its attention to swing states. last night mr. obama urged voters to join him in the final push to reach out to voters in those states. he says he hopes to continue what he started four years ago. >> we passed healthcare reform, also known as aka obamacare. [ applause and cheers ] >> reporter: the president also added his own sesame street sarcasm after governor mitt romney said he promised cuts to unnecessary funding like pbs. >> finally somebody is cracking down on big bird. [ laughter ] >> elmo is -- has been seen in a white suburban, he's driving for the border! [ laughter ] >> oscar is hiding out in his trash can. we're cracking down on them. governor romney's plan is to let wall street run wild but he is going to bring the hammer down on sesame street. >> reporter: in san francisco, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >> the president's campaign rival mitt romney is in iowa this morning. the republican emphasized how his plan to cut taxes and create agricultural trade agreements would help american farmers. today's visit is part of a midwest push which will take him to ohio this af
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